The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 167 144 111
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 99 96 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 1.08% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.18% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 56 46
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£375 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.88% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.29 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +56.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8981 8150 7091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.55% 91.37% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4823 4317 3374
Average daily rate £375 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 472 591
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -10 23 £378 +16.15% 3
Berkshire -16 23 £394 -1.56% 9
Oxfordshire +1 20 £420 +18.30%
Hampshire 0 18 £361 +7.76% 4
Surrey +4 11 £400 - 1
West Sussex -16 3 £363 -22.04% 2
Middlesex 0 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Service Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Service Manager in their job title.

1 153 (73.91%) ITIL
2 111 (53.62%) Service Delivery
3 96 (46.38%) Service Management
4 44 (21.26%) Telecoms
5 40 (19.32%) Security Cleared
6 38 (18.36%) Finance
7 33 (15.94%) Project Management
7 33 (15.94%) SC Cleared
8 28 (13.53%) Microsoft
9 26 (12.56%) PRINCE2
10 24 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (10.63%) SLA
12 15 (7.25%) MS Visio
12 15 (7.25%) ITSM
12 15 (7.25%) DV Cleared
12 15 (7.25%) People Management
13 14 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (6.28%) MS Excel
14 13 (6.28%) MS Project
14 13 (6.28%) Internet
15 12 (5.80%) Matrix Management
15 12 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (5.80%) HP
15 12 (5.80%) MS Office
16 11 (5.31%) ITIL V3
16 11 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (4.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 10 (4.83%) Transition Management
17 10 (4.83%) Degree
17 10 (4.83%) DTV

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Service Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Service Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.48%) Apache
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (7.25%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.28%) MS Project
3 12 (5.80%) MS Office
4 4 (1.93%) SPSS
5 3 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Endur
2 2 (0.97%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) Findur
3 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.42%) SaaS
2 4 (1.93%) IaaS
3 3 (1.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.28%) Internet
2 10 (4.83%) Broadband
2 10 (4.83%) 3G
3 7 (3.38%) 4G
3 7 (3.38%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.97%) 2G
4 2 (0.97%) SAN
5 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) SMS
5 1 (0.48%) VoIP
5 1 (0.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.48%) MPLS
5 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.48%) LTE
5 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.48%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.86%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.48%) Big Data
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) ClearCase
1 2 (0.97%) PVCS
General
1 44 (21.26%) Telecoms
2 38 (18.36%) Finance
3 8 (3.86%) Retail
4 6 (2.90%) Publishing
5 4 (1.93%) Marketing
6 3 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.97%) Billing
7 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.97%) Web Services
2 1 (0.48%) XML
2 1 (0.48%) Middleware
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.83%) DTV
3 3 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (0.97%) NHS
5 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.48%) iPhone
5 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.90%) Windows
2 2 (0.97%) Android
3 1 (0.48%) UNIX
3 1 (0.48%) Linux
3 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (73.91%) ITIL
2 111 (53.62%) Service Delivery
3 96 (46.38%) Service Management
4 33 (15.94%) Project Management
5 26 (12.56%) PRINCE2
6 15 (7.25%) ITSM
6 15 (7.25%) People Management
7 14 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (5.80%) Matrix Management
8 12 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (5.31%) ITIL V3
10 10 (4.83%) Transition Management
11 9 (4.35%) Six Sigma
11 9 (4.35%) Change Management
11 9 (4.35%) Problem Management
12 8 (3.86%) Risk Management
13 7 (3.38%) Incident Management
13 7 (3.38%) Lean Six Sigma
14 6 (2.90%) Coaching
14 6 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.48%) C#
1 1 (0.48%) C++
1 1 (0.48%) Java
1 1 (0.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 33 (15.94%) SC Cleared
3 24 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (7.25%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (4.83%) Degree
6 5 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.42%) VCP4
7 4 (1.93%) PMP
7 4 (1.93%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.97%) ISEB
9 1 (0.48%) MCSE
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CCNA
9 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.63%) SLA
2 9 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.42%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.97%) QA
4 2 (0.97%) COBIT
5 1 (0.48%) BS15000
System Software
1 3 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.97%) Firmware
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (4.35%) OVSD
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 28 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.80%) HP
3 5 (2.42%) SAP
3 5 (2.42%) Remedy
4 4 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.93%) i2
4 4 (1.93%) IBM
4 4 (1.93%) Cognos
5 3 (1.45%) Siebel
5 3 (1.45%) EMC
5 3 (1.45%) Amdocs
5 3 (1.45%) Huawei
6 2 (0.97%) VMware
6 2 (0.97%) ATG
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle
6 2 (0.97%) Dell
6 2 (0.97%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.48%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.48%) NetApp
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